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Queens Arms, 275, 277 & 279 High Street, Poplar

Poplar pub history index

This pub was established in 1765 as the Angel, the name changing to Queens Arms after 1842 and a music hall licence was first granted in 1856. At 150 Poplar High Street before 1871 and renumbering. From 1873, the pub and theatre were united under the same roof and the premises increasingly became more theatre and less pub. By 1897 it was the Queens Theatre, eventually demolished in 1964.  **

A listing of historical public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels in Poplar, London - in East London. The Poplar, East London listing uses information from census, Trade Directories and History to add licensees, bar staff, Lodgers and Visitors.

The following entries are in this format:

Year/Publican or other Resident/Relationship to Head and or Occupation/Age/Where Born/Source.

1798/John Siney/../../../Proceedings of the Old Bailey **

1835/Wm. Johnson/../../../Robsonís Directory **

1839/Thomas Stevens/../../../Pigotís Directory **

1841/John Stainforth/../../../Post Office Directory **

1842/John Stainforth/../../../Robsonís Directory **

1843/John Stainforth/../../../Proceedings of the Old Bailey **
1843/Bridget Sweeney / Servant /../../Proceedings of the Old Bailey

1851/Peter Walker/../../../Kellys Directory ****

1851/Thomas Grogan/Victualler/40/Ireland/Census ****
1851/Mary Grogan/Wife/40/Pembroke/Census
1851/Eliza James/Sister/34/Bristol/Census
1851/Martin Grogan/Nephew/18/Bristol/Census
1851/Mary Griffiths/Servant/20/Bristol/Census
1851/William Doyle/Potman/20/Bristol/Census

January 1853/Francis Croucher/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era ****

January 1853/Henry Stephen Briggs/Incoming Licensee/../../Era ****

1856/Robert G Grimes/../../../Post Office Directory ****

January 1856/Conrad Steiucharts/Outgoing Licensee/../../Era ****

January 1856/Charles Thomas Sutton/Incoming Licensee/../../Era ****

October 1856/Charles Thomas Sutton/ Outgoing Licensee /../../The Era ****

October 1856/Robert Green Grimes/ Incoming Licensee /../../The Era ****

1861/Robert G Grimes/Victualler, Widow/41/Bromley, Middlesex/Census ****
1861/Elizabeth Sarah Grimes/Daughter/14/Whitechapel, Middlesex/Census
1861/Benjamin J Grimes/Son/10/Mile End old Town, Middlesex/Census
1861/Charles A Grimes/Son/7/Whitechapel, Middlesex/Census
1861/Emma L Grimes/Daughter/5/Whitechapel, Middlesex/Census
1861/Alfred W Grimes/Son/3/Poplar, Middlesex/Census
1861/Caroline Gilbert/Sister in Law, House Keeper/36/Mile End old Town, Middlesex/Census
1861/Elizabeth Slater/House Servant/20/St Georges East, Middlesex/Census
1861/Star George/Visitor, Auctioneers Assistant/40/St Georges East, Middlesex/Census

October 1861/Robert Green Grimes/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer +

October 1861/William Davis/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer +

October 1863/William Linsell/Outgoing Licensee/../../East London Observer +

October 1863/John Carter/Incoming Licensee/../../East London Observer +

1863/Frederick Abrahams/../../../Survey of London **

1869/Frederick Abrahams/../../../Post Office Directory ****

1881/Frederick Abraham/Licenced Victualler/55/Colchester, Essex/Census ****
1881/Eveline Abraham/Wife/35/London, Middlesex/Census
1881/Alice Kay/House Keeper, Widow/53/Bolton, Lancashire/Census
1881/Sarah Packham/Barmaid/23/N Woolwich, Essex/Census
1881/Annie Austin/Barmaid/22/Bermondsey, Surrey/Census
1881/Alexander Nolan/Potman/20/Blackwall, Middlesex/Census

1884/Frederick Abrahams/../../../Post Office Directory ****


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And Last updated on: Wednesday, 12-Jul-2017 23:17:37 BST